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June 28, 2012

Rainy Day Tea Party

                    A rainy winter day?  Dreariness is all you see outside.  What to do to celebrate? Have a Rainy Day Tea Party! Brighten your day with some fun food, lovely music, an entertaining tale of a composer with a leaky roof, and a rain poem. First is the […]

June 17, 2012

NPR interview with Jonah Lehrer: How Creativity Works

NPAll Things Considered March 19, 2012 What makes people creative? What gives some of us the ability to create work that captivates the eyes, minds and hearts of others? Jonah Lehrer, a writer specializing in neuroscience, addresses that question in his new book, Imagine: How Creativity Works. Lehrer defines creativity broadly, considering everything from the […]

May 31, 2012

Welcome to Tea With Music!

Welcome to Tea With Music! Our site is still under construction, but we wanted to give you a little information to whet your appetite. June 25: Hymn Improvisation July (TBD): Tea With Music: A Finishing School for Young Ladies – We will cover hospitality, creativity, social skills, and music. July (TBD): Tea With Music Bible study […]

March 31, 2012

Soul Food

“The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.” — Johann Sebastian Bach   Bach signed each of his works S.D.G. “To God alone be the glory.”  Do you think that he asked the Lord’s blessing over each of his works […]

January 7, 2012

How to practice your instrument: Part 7

Learn from your mistakes – Learn from your mistakes–don’t be too hard on yourself. If you make a mistake, if you mess up in a concert, it’s not the end of the world. It’s like dropping the touchdown pass in the championship. Everybody’s looking at you, all your friends, your mama and daddy are up […]

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